A Chainsaw Operator, Mr Kwame Kaya has been shot dead at Numreso in the Amansie Central of the Ashanti Region.
According to an eyewitness, Kwame Darkwah, the deceased was hired by the community authorities to cut down wood logs for their toilet project.
Unknown to Kwame Kaya (deceased), the concession in which he was to cut the logs was owned by one Businessman.
Some youth wielding guns believed to be affiliated with the businessman accosted the deceased in the forest, a scuffle ensued between them and the chainsaw operator.
Unfortunately, one of the youth pulled out his gun and shot Kwame Kaya in the upper shoulder.
He died instantly, the body has since been conveyed by the District police command while an investigation is ongoing.